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GoldRush Apple tree

Owner: James

Location:  Cheyenne, WY, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:high-alkaline, mostly clay, low organic content. Some upgrading 
Climate at this location:Semi-arid, windy, frequent pea-sized hail.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Rabbits

Owner's comments

Ordered from Gurney's and arrived in April 2009. Died to ground in winter 2009-2010. Resprouted May 2010, but not sure if it is GoldRush or rootstock.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Died to ground winter 2009-2010. Roostock(?) regrew from roots.
  • 2009

    Planted in April 2009. Seemed healthy. From Gurney's.

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